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New tenant dies inside elevator

KUWAIT: A Filipina suffocated and died inside an elevator after it crashed while she was moving her furniture inside a Salmiya building. All attempts to get her out of the…

Duo held with drugs

KUWAIT: Two expatriates were arrested yesterday with possession of 30,000 Tramadol tablets, a banned substance in Kuwait, and a small of bag of shabu (methamphetamine). The two were taken to…

Man questioned over hoax bomb report

KUWAIT: The Ahmadi prosecutor ordered detectives to arrest a man who claimed to be an Australian national named Deshoka and charged him with false information. Deshoka told police that there…

Probe into young man’s death in Sharq

KUWAIT: Capital detectives are investigating the death of a Kuwaiti young man who fell from a tower in Sharq. Detectives are investigating whether the man fell from the building, if…

Customs foils bid to smuggle drugs in gloves

KUWAIT: Air cargo customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle one-and-a-half kilogram of heroin hidden in cricket gloves via courier. A customs source said the drugs arrived from Pakistan. Officers…

Mentally ill man murders his mother in Zahra

KUWAIT: A female citizen was killed by her psychologically disturbed son. The body was recovered by the coroner. Police responded to a call about a murder in Zahra. When they…

Authorities call for info on absconding convicts

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry yesterday said that anyone withholding information on the whereabouts of convicts involved in the “Abdaly terror cell” should contact authorities immediately or face legal repercussions. A…

Multiple drug-related arrests made around Kuwait

KUWAIT: Farwaniya security directorate officers arrested an Arab man with possession of 26 envelopes suspected of containing shabu (meth), along with 107 Tramadol pills and three envelopes of chemical; a…

Man attempted to sell dead body

KUWAIT: An Egyptian man whose job is to transport dead bodies to Kuwait International Airport was arrested and taken to state security after he was caught with the body of…

Police deny inmates assault reports

KUWAIT: Informed sources at the Interior Ministry denied social media rumors which speculated that central prison police attacked some jailed bloggers. The sources said the claims were made in an…

Drug dealers caught

KUWAIT: Criminal security men busted a network of people on charges of drug trafficking. Detectives verified the authenticity of information received about the suspects’ activity, then sent an undercover agent…

5,500 liquor bottles found in a container

KUWAIT: Drugs Control General Department in cooperation with the customs department foiled the attempt of smuggling nearly 5,500 liquor bottles in a container in Shuaiba port. Tips were received about…

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